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Dilapidation

Di`lap`i`da´tion
n.1.The act of dilapidating, or the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined, or squandered.
Tell the people that are relived by the dilapidation of their public estate.
- Burke.
2.Ecclesiastical waste; impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or by intention.
3.(Law) The pulling down of a building, or suffering it to fall or be in a state of decay.
Noun1.dilapidation - a state of deterioration due to old age or long use
Synonyms: decrepitude
2.dilapidation - the process of becoming dilapidated
Synonyms: ruin

DILAPIDATION. Literally, this signifies the injury done to a building by taking stones from it; but in its figurative, which is also its technical sense, it means the waste committed or permitted upon a building.

ablation, atomization, bankruptcy, biodegradability, biodegradation, breakage, breakdown, breakup, collapse, corrosion, corruption, crack-up, crippling, crumbling, damage, decay, decomposition, degradability, degradation, destruction, detriment, disablement, disintegration, disjunction, disorganization, disrepair, dissolution, encroachment, erosion, harm, hobbling, hurt, hurting, impairment, incapacitation, incoherence, infringement, injury, inroad, loss, maiming, mayhem, mildew, mischief, mold, mutilation, oxidation, oxidization, ravages of time, resolution, ruination, ruinousness, rust, sabotage, scathe, sickening, spoilage, spoiling, weakening, wear, wear and tear
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